Chris Giacchino is in his first season as assistant director of football strength & conditioning. He also works with the cross country team and the throwers on the track & field team.
Giacchino came to Purdue in 2014 as a sports performance associate. He also is a certified athletic trainer.
Giacchino's previous coaching experience includes stints at Texas Christian, Quinnipiac and Connecticut.
He earned a bachelor's degree from Sacred Heart University and a master's degree in exercise science from Connecticut.